Jill Victoria Selsman: Where is Carol Lynley’s daughter now?

Jill Victoria Selsman

Who is Carol Lynley’s daughter?

Jill Victoria Selsman is the only daughter of American actress Carol Lynley. Jill Selsman’s mother is known for turning heads in the controversial 1959 drama Blue Denim in which she and costar Brandon deWilde play two teenagers who deal with an unwanted pregnancy and pursue abortion, which was illegal at the time. 

Jill Victoria Selsman: Bio Summary

Full NameJill Victoria Selsman
famous asDaughter of Carol Lynely and Michael Salsman
Age 60 years old as of 2023
Date of BirthMarch 2, 1962
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, United States
Zodiac signAries
Siblings N/A
Parents Carol Lynley, Michael Selsman

How old is Carol Lynely’s daughter?

Jill Victoria Selsman was born on 2 March 1962 in Los Angeles, California, US. She is the daughter of Carol Lynley and her ex-husband Michael Selsman. She was born in a dangerous cesarean operation after her mother waited for hours for a normal delivery. Jill Selsman is 61 years old as of 2023. She doesn’t have any known siblings. She was the only child of her parents. Her grandparents are Cyril Jones and Frances Jones.

Carol Lynely’s daughter Jill is a Producer and Director

Carol Lynley and Michael Selsman’s daughter Jill is a Director/producer and a writer who is the founder of Ubilam Ltd according to her bio on her website. Jill’s production company’s main project is currently Hangry.tv, hyper-curated food shorts to prompt and prime. The daughter of the actress started her career as a journalist by writing for magazines such as Interview Details, Tatler, and the Sunday Telegraph. 

Jill Victoria Selsman worked as a TV producer before becoming an executive producer for MTV Europe, leading Creative and Content for MTV Indonesia in Jakarta and the launch of MTV Flux, the first 360, mobile, TV platform in the UK but she left the position to create digital content channels for Food Network in New York before she started her own company. She got her first job when she was out of college at Andy Warhol’s Factory. 

Per her IMDB, Jill is known for Fishing with John (1991) where she was the assistant director. Even though we know Jill went to college, we do not know the specific school and her level of education now. So is her relationship status she keeps that out of the spotlight and there are no talks about her children. 

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Jill Selsman’s father was Marilyn Monroe’s publicist

Jill Victoria Selsman’s father Michael Selsman was the publicist for Marilyn Monroe and other high-profile celebrities including all three Fondas, Jimmy Stewart, James Mason, and others. She was the one handling Monroe’s public press before her death. Jill Selsman’s father was also an independent producer and a theatrical agent with Artists Agency Corporation, now ICM.

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Jill’s parents got married in 1960 and they called it all a quit four years later in 1964. They both sued each other for divorce charging extreme cruelty and each parent sought custody of their daughter.

Carol Lynley: The mother of Jill Victoria Selsman.

Jill Victoria Selsman’s mother, Carol Lynley’s career began as a model at a very young age. She first appeared on a local television show and at the very age of 14 Jill’s mother signed as a child model. She appeared in TV shows like Danger Route, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, and Goodyear Television Playhouse.

She started her career as a child model under the name Carolyn Lee but on 22 April 1957, she appeared on the cover of Life identified as “Carol Lynley, 15, Busy Career Girl” at age 15. During her acting, she discovered there was another person with the same name registered with the Actors’ Equity union so she modified her name to her current name. 

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Her mother’s death

Jill Victoria Selsman’s mother died of a heart attack on 3 September 2019 at the age of 77, at her home in Pacific Palisades, California. The actress’ daughter confirmed her mother’s death with a statement on Instagram,

Jill Victoria Selsman wrote; “Wanted to release this info on my own terms but the media has runaway with it but since that was where she danced, you have to let the lead. Paddle out it Malibu probably this time next week -will post details when I have them Carol Lynley 1942-2019. She passed peacefully in her sleep after a really dynamic, exciting, complicated life.

Jill Selsman went on to say in the statement- “ She loved working in film and was a huge fan of movies, dance and all the arts in general. Two items in her wallet at the time of her passing: her SAG card and her gym card. When you’re an actor, you are always working on yourself as the next gig is right around the corner. I hope the have gyms and stages in the next life”. Carol was cremated; her ashes were scattered at sea off the Southern California coast. 

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